Samsung SmartCam HD Announced for Outdoor Security

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Here at the Consumer Electronics Show Samsung revealed its new lineup of do-it-yourself home security camera to take on some of the competition. Delivering both indoor and outdoor security WiFi cameras capable of 1080p video capture. The new security camera options have a few things that make them stand out vs the others available. Offering […]

AT&T Giving T-Mobile Customers Up to $450 to Switch (Update)

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It seems AT&T is tired of T-Mobile’s new tactics to try and get mobile subscribers to switch over, so the carrier is implementing some new tactics themselves to try and fight back. Rumored earlier today and recently made official, AT&T is offering T-Mobile customers up to $450 if they switch over to Ma Bell. UPDATE: […]

U.K. Shows the U.S. How to Keep Carriers Under Control

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If there’s one thing the United States’ mobile industry is known for, it’s the ferocity with which American smartphone carriers lock users into service agreements and slowly strip away their rights and privileges. It’s a vicious cycle, one that many smartphone buyers hope will end with a re-energized Federal Communications Commission. Luckily, should the U.S. […]

Holiday Family Tech Survey Yields Questions

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Every holiday family gathering presents an opportunity for me to gain a little anecdotal knowledge about how real folks are using mobile tech, what their preferences may be, and what their nagging questions are. This past Thanksgiving holiday was different only in the fact that I’m now living in Chicago and surrounded by my wife’s […]

Live NFL Games Could Come to Google Play or Netflix

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The short week which is Thursday Night Football in the NFL isn’t extremely popular, but what if you could enjoy the game right from your Android smartphone and tablet with Netflix or from the Google Play Store? We’ve heard varied reports the NFL is is looking to make some changes, and this week a big […]

How to Disable Lock Screen on Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4

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All new Android smartphones and tablets come with some form of security when it comes to the initial lock screen when you first wake up or turn on a device. The slide-to-unlock method is the most popular, not to mention the pattern unlock shown below. And while many love these features not everyone wants a […]

Sony Concedes to US Smartphone Market, Will Focus Elsewhere

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The US smartphone market is extremely competitive with the iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones in charge, just ask HTC, and they aren’t the only ones struggling. Today we’ve learned that Sony has no intentions on even attempting to put up a fight. Knowing the US market will be tough to penetrate the company has confirmed […]

FreedomPop Launches Free Phone Service

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In an effort to take on other carriers and create a market for customers wanting the basic and minimum cell phone service, FreedomPop has launched a free VoIP-based mobile service that gives consumers 200 minutes, 500 text messages and 500MB of data every month for free. The only costs you’ll be paying are up front, […]

ARM Holdings Should Brace Itself for Potential Samsung Exit

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ARM Holdings, the company whose processor designs is used in an overwhelming majority of the smartphones available today, is the dominant chip-maker in the mobile space after Intel’s initial failure to break into mobility. However, a changing mobile climate and repeated murmurs of a rumored tiff between Samsung and Android should have ARM scared. Rumors […]

What is Facebook Graph Search?

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Facebook announced Graph Search today, a new Facebook search tool that lets users quickly search through friend’s photos, likes, activities and entire Facebook lives to quickly find shared interests, create pages of friends and look at photos of friends based on their activities and profiles. So, “What is Facebook Graph Search in simple terms?” Graph Search […]

Samsung Working on Tizen Smartphone for NTT DoCoMo

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NTT DoCoMo is reportedly working with Samsung to release a smartphone based on the Tizen platform, which is expected to debut in early 2013. This would be the first smartphone for Samsung to utilize the Tizen operating system, which is an open-source Linux variant based off of the now defunct MeeGo OS project between Intel […]

Intel Ready to Launch Next-Gen Mobile Processor

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At an industry conference in San Francisco, chip-maker Intel says that it is still on track to launch its next generation of mobile CPUs targeted at smartphones and tablets as it hopes will close the gap between its architecture and those from ARM Holdings. The company’s new chipset will be based on a 22 nm […]

First Images of Firefox OS for Phones Look Familiar

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Mozilla is trying to create yet another mobile platform, and now we finally have an idea of what it will look like. The new images come from Tech Week Europe, and show a mobile platform that takes a few cues from the big players in the space. At first glance the OS looks like a […]

RIM Might Lower Service Fees For Carriers

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It seems RIM can’t find any source of relief from its downward spiral. The company might be forced to lower its service fees for carriers due to mounting pressure. According to All Things D, carriers are pressuring RIM to reduce the cost of the service fees to access the BlackBerry server infrastructure. If the company does […]

LG Shows Off 5-Inch 1080p HD Screen, Will It Be On Your Next Phablet?

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LG Display a very pixel dense HD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio that’s great for consuming all your HD entertainment content on the go thanks to its 5-inch 1080p resolution. While the manufacturer did not specify which companies have ordered the display, we can fathom that the screen size and resolution would make this […]

Windows Phone 8 Concept Shows Windows 8 on a Phone

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Artist RVanhauwere has created a mockup of what he thinks Windows Phone 8 would look like from the operating system and user interface side. From RVanhauwere‘s concept, it appears that Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 will be moving closer together and meshes well with Microsoft’s strategy of creating some unification between three screens–the phone, the […]